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Rana Plaza building collapse, two years on

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On 24th April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed killing more than 1100 people, and 2500 more people were rescued from under its rubble. About a hundred people are still missing ...
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4 die on Petrol Bomb Attack, Bangladesh

Ten people, including eight workers, suffered burn injuries in a petrol bomb attack on a sand-laden truck at Moghirdhal. As the truck reached Moghirdhal around 8:00pm, miscreants hurled petrol bomb at it on Magura-Jessore highway in Sadar upazila on Saturday night
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Celebrations for the International Mother Language Day in Bangladesh

International Mother Language Day is a celebration of linguistic and cultural diversity, and multilingualism, held every year on 21 February worldwide

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das
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Ashura

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims gathered for praying at Hoseni Dalan on the eve and holy day of Ashura. Shiites mark Ashura on the tenth day of the month of Muharram to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when...

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das
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Celebration for the Eid Al-Adha festival in Dhaka

Bangladeshi Muslims gather at Baitul Mukarram National mosque in Dhakapray during the festival of Eid al-Adha. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Oct. 6, 2014

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das
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Homebound Bangladeshi Train and Ferry People

Bangladeshi people heading to their respective villages for the upcoming Muslim religious festival Eid-al-Adha. In order to catch a train, they overcrowd stations and train cars beyond imagination...
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Aftermath of Padma river erosion in Bangladesh

Every year in Bangladesh, millions of people are affected by river erosion that destroys home, farmland, communication infrastructure. In last couple of days river erosion by the Padma River have caused extensive damages to...

Protest against Israeli attack on Gaza in Dhaka

Thousand of Islamic activists rally against the ongoing Israeli operation "Protective Edge" and the heavy attacks on the Gaza Strip which already caused hundreds of casualties , mostly between civilians and children.
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Metroscape of Dhaka

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is one of the world's biggest conurbation with an estimated population of more than 15 million people. It also bears the distinction of being the fastest-growing city in the world.

The Rana Plaza Anniversary

Today the relatives of the victims with thousands of people gather at the Rana Plaza' ground zero to commemorate the tragedy that happened one year ago.
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Burning Democracy

In Bangladesh politically driven crimes exceeded 150 since last couple of months . Civilians are randomly burnt alive and brutally killed in the name of 'democracy'.
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The Ring

This is a story about a group of young boys with a big dream: to become acclaimed boxers. Most of them dropped out the school and live in the uncertainty and...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das